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Downhill House, West Boldon

Description: Downhill House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 August 1977
English Heritage Building ID: 303672

OS Grid Reference: NZ3473960378
OS Grid Coordinates: 434739, 560378
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9369, -1.4593

Location: Downhill Lane, South Tyneside NE36 0AX

Locality: West Boldon
County: South Tyneside
Country: England
Postcode: NE36 0AX

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Listing Text

West Boldon
Downhill House


House. C18. Rendered brick with stone quoins; Welsh slate roof. Simple block
plan. 2 storeys; 5 windows, having lost glazing bars, with architraves: central
6-panelled door in architrave with brackets and pediment; band at first floor cill
level. Mansard roof has stone coping on moulded kneelers; 4 end brick chimneys.
Interior has later staircase balustrade, doors and chimney pieces; window shutters
remain. Historical note: this was an early Aged Miners' Home bought by the Boldon
miners soon after the Association was founded in 1894, but has since returned to
private occupation.

Listing NGR: NZ3473960378

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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